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“I got this recipe from a 1980 regional cookbook put out by a nursing home that my wife's Grandma was in. I remember Grandma & the other residents putting in thier favorite recipes...Grandma was an excellent cook! I Quote from the original contributor: "The meal will hold quite a long time in low oven after baking. This chicken is always moist & tender with a very special flavor.:”
1hr 45mins
8 pices

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -4 lbs chicken pieces
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Russian salad dressing, dark preferred
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar apricot preserves
  • 1 (2 1/2 ounce) envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Wash chicken and pat dry w/ paper towel.
  3. Place chicken in a lightly greased 13 X 9 or larger pan.
  4. Mix together the remaining ingredients.
  5. Pour sauce over chicken.
  6. Bake for 1½ hours.
  7. If chicken pieces are small, bake for 1¼ hours.
  8. NOTE: You can also use a dark French or Western Dressing.

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